Manaslu Base Camp Trek


Manaslu Base Camp Trek

Manaslu base camp trekking is very popular trekking recognized in the Manaslu region, untouched natural paradise trail in Nepal. Located on the border between Nepal and Tibet. It was officially opened as an adventure walking trip for tourist in 1992. Less amount of tourist visited Manaslu base camp trek because it requires special trekking permits.   Manaslu base camp treks offer vast, rich culture, tradition, adventure, scenic beauty and rural civilization. The newly opened route surrounds the entire Manaslu ridge and provides a chance to explore Nepal's natural and cultural diversity. Located in Gorkha district some 64 km east of Annapurna. The terrain follows the ancient route of Budi Gandaki River. Many peaks of over 6,500m and few of over 7,000 m are visible en route. Terrain crosses the way of many scattered villages where you can find different ethnic groups.


Trip Code WPP-003-MBC
Destination Nepal
Altitude 4460m
Region Manaslu Region
Season Spring and Autumn
Difficulty Moderate
Accomodation Hotel, Lodge, Home Stay and Tent
Duration 17 Days


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our Wongchhu Peak Promotion's representative will welcome you and escort you to your confirmed hotel. After wrapping up the reservation process, you can relax and get freshen up for a mini tour of Thamel. Our company's team will guide you to get familiarize with some fantastic eateries, ATMs, currency trading houses, and other spots you may require during your stay in Thamel.

Day 2: A full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, the capital city

After breakfast the following morning, you will depart for a full-day city tour of Kathmandu Valley. You can explore the sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The high points of our sightseeing tour are the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath and the art history and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square, which exemplify ancient Nepalese culture.
Patan City's famous fine arts and historical architecture will captivate you on a visit. When you get back to your hotel, you'll have opportunity to experience the neighborhood, enjoy supper, and maybe enjoy a leisurely stroll down the famous streets. Finally, the day comes to a close with a traditional Nepalese dinner at Nepali Cultural Restaurant.

Day 3: Drive to Soti-Khola (730m/2,395ft) via Arughat by Bus / Private Jeep

Arughat, a large town within the district of Gorkha near the Buri-Gandaki River, is where this adventure to the Manaslu Circuit begins, passing farm villages and towns as the drive approaches Arughat, a large town within the district of Gorkha near the Buri-Gandaki River, which flows from the glacier of Manaslu. From here, board a jeep or other vehicle for a few hours on a rural road to Soti-Khola, a small rural village beside the Soti-khola, for an overnight halt.

Day 4: Trek from Soti-Khola to Machha-Khola (930m/3,051ft)

Our first day's hike begins at Soti-Khola, continuing the Buri Gandaki River upstream, then passing Nuali-khola with views of spectacular waterfalls, leading to Machha-Khola for an overnight halt. Machha-Khola means "stream with fishes."

Day 5: Trek from Machha-Khola to Jagat (1,410m/4625ft)

After Macha-Khola, walk to Khorla Beshi, a small farm village, and continue on a winding path to Tatopani "Hot Spring," where you can take a hot bath. After a nice break, continue walking through Dovan and Yaruphant villages, and finally arrive at Jagat village, a moderately sized village with shops and stores, after crossing a short suspension bridge.

Day 6: Trek from Jagat to Dyang (1,800m/5,905ft)

From Jagat, the walk leaps higher, following the Buri Gandkai River, then across small farm villages of Sidibas Bazaar, then a short ascent with a downhill to pass a bridge to touch Nagjet, then move up to Philim village, a large scattered out farm village, from Philim trek onwards through terraces of golden wheat and barley, as the climb extends a rocky ridge top and into bamboo forest area, finally ending at Dyang village for overnight stop

Day 7: Trek from Dyang to Namrung (2,660m/8,727ft)

From Dyang, move slowly to the higher areas following the Buri Gandaki River. Namrung is located at a higher altitude with a height of 8,727 ft. Some parts of the mountain range can be seen from this area.

Day 8: Trek from Namrung to Samagaon (3,530m/11,581ft)

We're about to reach a height of almost 3000 meters today. The spectacular Ganesh Himal (7,422m) and Himachali are the guides for today's trip (7,863m). Ascending towards the charming village of Lihi, passing across various passes. The landscape descends to Lho via prayer flags and stone cranes before continuing on to Shayla. As we approach Samagaon, our walk for the day comes to a conclusion.

Day 9: Trek from Samagaon to Manaslu Base Camp (4,460m/14,632ft) and return to Samagaon through Birendra Lake.

The most crucial day of our journey is today. We make our way to Manaslu base camp. We returned to Samagaon after exploring Manaslu base camp. Our adventure begins on a rocky path that passes by stone cranes and steep ridges. Pilgrims regularly trek the Samagaon trails chanting their traditional melodies. Samagaon reaches a height of 3000 meters. You can visit the Gompa, which is surrounded by breathtaking views of Mt.Manasulu (8,163m) and Ngadi chuli (7,871mtr).

Gompa is a Buddhist item from a previous generation. We may not be able to find any more tea places as we continue our exploration upward.

Lunch must be brought with you. We return to Samagaon after our upward exploration. We cross via Birendra Lake on our way down.

Day 10: Trek from Samagaon to Samdo (3,860m/12,664ft)

The morning stroll takes you to Samdo village, which is located on the Tibet border road. Locals have been visiting Tibet for trade for hundreds of years. Many Chinese items can be found here. Our morning trek begins with a gradual ascent through barren, arid country with vistas of spectacular peaks, eventually leading us to Samdo, where we will spend the night.

Day 11: Trek from Samdo to Dharamsala / Larkyaphedi (4,460m/14,632ft)

Today a short day hike to Larkya phedi / Dharmasala, passing rivers and traveling towards more dry and barren country, the trek to Larkya phedi is not difficult except for high altitude walking with a few short ups and downs, and then finishing the morning walk at Larkya phedi, at the base of Larkya-la pass, afternoon free at leisure for a short hike after lunch.

Day 12: Cross Larkya la (5,214m/17,106ft) and to Bimthang (3,720m/12,204ft)

Starting early in the morning to reach the top of Larkya-la pass at 5,214 meters, the trek takes you on a lengthy steep ascent with spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valley, including Mt. Manaslu, Larkya peak, Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli, and Peak 29. The summit ridge of the pass is adorned with Buddhist prayer flags after a strenuous journey to the top. After a short break and wonderful views, a long descent leads back into the green forested area of Bimthang, where you will spend the night after a full day of hiking.

Day 13: Trek from Bimthang to Tilje

After a rigorous hike the day before, take a leisurely stroll downhill today. It begins with a modest ascent through rice fields to the little Karcha La pass, then descends through fir and rhododendron forests to Tilje.

Day 14: Trek from Tilje to Tal (1,720m/5,643ft)

Cross the suspension bridge across the Dudh Khola as you descend through Tilje village on a magnificent stone-paved path. The trail next ascends to Thonje village, passing through a chorten-shaped arch. Subsequently proceed to Dharapani and then Karte village. We'll proceed to Tal village after passing a bridge over Marsyandi Khola.

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu from Tal by Jeep

After breakfast, drive for a few hours on a gravel road through several ranch villages to the large town of Beshishar, the Lamjung district headquarters, then onto the solid path to Kathmandu with a fascinating scenic drive, finally arriving in Kathmandu after completing this mesmerizing awesome adventure with Wongchhu Peak Promotion.

Day 16: Leisure day in Kathmandu

A day off in Kathmandu. You can book a tour of the city of Kathmandu Valley from our guide. On this day, you can explore several museums throughout the valley, including the Narayanhiti Museum, which was once the residence of Nepal's last king. You can also visit Nagarkot's hilltop. After some sightseeing in the valley's world heritage sites, you'll enjoy a farewell supper with your Nepali friends and guide. You and your guide may decide to prolong your stay for a Chitwan jungle safari, rafting activities, and other activities.

Day 17: Departure

Finally, it's TIME TO SEE OFF. Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours before your flight time, with the hope of seeing you again. You'll have plenty of time on the way home to plan your future excursion in Nepal's beautiful country.


  • Airport – Hotel transfers in KTM,
  • Hotel in KTM (Nepali Ghar) for 2 nights pre and two nights post trek, including breakfast on a twin-sharing basis,
  • City tour of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath & Swyambhunath,
  • Transportation, tour guide and entrance tickets during city tour,
  • Transportation full board during trek,
  • Manaslu circuit trekking permit & special Manaslu permit,
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project),
  • Tims (Trekkers Information Managemant System) card,
  • Tents during trek
  • Accommodations including food during trek,
  • Boiled water, tea, coffee, including all food,
  • Guide & Porter during trek,
  • Wongchhu Peak Promotion duffel bag and trekking map,
  • Salary & insurance for all Nepali staff,


  • Meals in Kathmandu (except welcome and farewell dinner),
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary,
  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks on trek,
  • Personal trekking equipment,
  • All personal expenses, including Nepal Visa (for country entrance),
  • Personal medical and evacuation insurance,
  • All other additional charges for additional services,
  • Additional tips for tour guide, 
  • Personal purchases,


1.0 Travel Documents

  • Valid passport
  • Credit/Debit card
  • Passport size photo (6 pieces)
  • Insurance paper and contact address
  • Family contact number

2.0 Upper Body Wear

  • Thermal Top Base Layer (2 Pcs)
  • Fleece Jacket (1 Pcs)
  • Gore-Tex Jacket (1 Pcs)
  • Down Jacket (1 Pcs)
  • Cotton T-Shirt (2 Pcs)

3.0 Lower Body Wear

  • Thermal Bottom Base Layer (2 Pcs)
  • Fleece Trouser (1pcs)
  • Gore-Tex Pant (1 pcs)
  • Mid Weight Pants (1Pcs)
  • Light Weight Quick Dry Trekking Pants (2-3 Pairs)
  • Gaiters for trekking boots

4.0 Headwear

  • Sun Cap
  • Fleece Hat/ Warm Hat (1-2 Pcs)
  • Neck Gaiter (2 Pcs)

5.0 Handwear

  • Thin fleece gloves
  • Wind stopper/screen tap gloves

6.0 Footwear

  • Normal Socks (2-3 Pairs)
  • Trekking Shoes (Gore-Tex)
  • Slipper (1 Pair)

7.0 Sleeping Bags

  • Sleeping bag -20°c to -30°c for Base camp
  • Down Sleeping Bag -40°c for extreme comfort
  • Thermarests Mattress (Cell foam)
  • Sleeping bag Liner
  • Inflatable Pillow

8.0 Trekking Equipment

  • Power Bank
  • Pee Bottle
  • Altimeter watch
  • Pocket Knife
  • Walking Stick/Trekking Pole
  • Satellite Phone with credit
  • Battery
  • Headlight 500-700Lumens
  • Spare Tape Slings/240cm
  • Unlock Carabiner
  • Lock Carabiner

9.0 Bag packs

  • Rucksacks 35 L -50 L

10.0 Sun stuff

  • Banana Boat/ Nivea Sun Cream (-20 Spf)
  • Lip Guard -20 (Spf)
  • Sun Glasses (Uv Protection)

11.0 Toiletries (Personal)

  • Toilet Paper / Wet Tissue
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Towel
  • Garbage Bag

12.0 Eating & Drinkings

  • 1 ltr. Water Bottle
  • 1/1.5ltr. Thermos Mug (Opt.)
  • Spoon / Fork (opt.)
  • Bowl (opt.)

13.0 Medical / First Aid

  • Brufen / Ibuprofens
  • Antibiotic
  • Diamox
  • Paracetamol
  • Handy Plaster
  • Crack Bandage
  • Tincture Iodine
  • Ondem
  • Cetirizine
  • Electrolyte
  • Minil 10mg (Palpitation, anxiety)
  • Codopar (Headache & chest pain)
  • Salbetol 4mg (Breathless)
  • Azithromycin 500mg (chronic tonsillitis, fever, nose, throat infection-must take 5 days)
  • Flupen 250mg (prevent wound infection)
  • Allegra 120/180mg (Allergic tonsil)
  • Menstrual Products

14.0 Miscellaneous

  • Nail cutter
  • Umbrella /Raincoat
  • Hot water bag
  • Camera
  • Trails Maps
  • GPS Tracker (Recommended)
  • Hand & Toe Warmer


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